Deputy Sheriff Andrew Peery

Deputy Sheriff Andrew Peery

El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Sunday, August 7, 2022

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Andrew Peery

Deputy Sheriff Andrew Peery was shot and killed while responding to a shots-fired call at 5:30 pm at Ponderosa Drive and Grand Boulevard in Widefield.

A Fountain Police Department officer, Deputy Peery, and another deputy responded to a shooting call. When they arrived in the area, they were immediately met with gunfire. Deputy Peery was transported to UCHealth Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds at 8:07 pm.

A woman was found dead in the home's front yard, presumed to have been shot by the subject. The subject committed suicide inside the home.

Deputy Peery was a United States Army Operation Iraq Freedom War veteran who had served with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office for six years and was a SWAT Team member. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 16120
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed Suicide

ambush, domestic, shots fired call

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Brother….so many tears shed this weekend in DC, honoring you.

You are missed behind measure.

Can’t wait to see you on the other side someday.

Good game.



May 16, 2023

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